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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How to round off a decimal number to higher whole number using ceil command in unix?
Eg. 4.41 or 4.11 or 4.51 should be rounded off to 5. (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: SanjayKumar28
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2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi guys,
could someone throw some light on the following behaviour of printf (I'll start with info about the system and the tool/shell/interpreter versions)?:
$ uname -a
Linux linux-86if.site 3.1.0-1.2-desktop #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu Nov 3 14:45:45 UTC 2011 (187dde0) x86_64 x86_64 x86_64... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: elixir_sinari
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Dear Experts,
I'm trying to find a way to round a number but in this way:
14367.577 ---> 14000
I used the following to round the number to the closer integer:
echo $var|awk '{print int($1+0.5)}'
and also:
xargs printf "%1.0f"
However, they don't work for my above... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: Gery
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi,
I have managed to round up numbers by using the following command:
echo "5.54" | awk '{printf "%.0f\n", $1}'
result
6
How can I round up all the numbers in a column in a file and print the lines with the new calculated totals?
Thanks, (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: keenboy100
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5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi,
I am currently using tcsh
I am trying to round a decimal number to the ten-thousandths place
For instance:
1.23456 is rounded up towards 1.2346
I am not looking for truncation, but for rounding. Anyone know how to do this with awk or expr?
Thanks (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: miniwheats
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need some help with my rouding script. I have started pretty much from scratch and have no idea if its correct or even close but I have been trying and have gotten to this point. i keep getting syntax errors and im not sure what is wrong. Here is what I got
let value=$1;
while
do
let... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: kingrj46
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7. Linux
I need some help with my rouding script. I have started pretty much from scratch and have no idea if its correct or even close but I have been trying and have gotten to this point. i keep getting syntax errors and im not sure what is wrong. Here is what I got
let value=$1;
while
do
let... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: kingrj46
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8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello,
I searched a lot on this Forum.
Please help me with the below problem.
I want to divide two numbers and the result should be the next nearest whole number.
E.G. Dividing 10.8/5 ideally gives 2.16. But the result should be 3 i.e. rounded off to the next whole number.
Any help will... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: damansingh
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9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi,
Can any one help me in finding a solution for rounding off to 2 decimal places.
I am using the following code:
VAR1=.01292105263157894736
VAR2=`echo "scale=2; $VAR1 * 100" | bc -l`
The result I 'm getting is
1.29210526315789473600
But I need the output as 1.29
Thanks
Shash (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: shash
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10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello again.
I'm trying to use BC to calculate some numbers in a shell script.
I want to have the numbers rounded off to 1 decimal place.
for example:
initsize=1566720
zipsize=4733
I'm trying to get the ratio between them. the equation is:
(($initsize-$zipsize)/$initsize)*100
so... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: noodlesoup
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